Daydream Island Resort | The Best Whitsunday Island Resort
20.558° S, 148.8139° E Daydream Island 26° C
20.558° S, 148.8139° E Daydream Island 26° C
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Following an extensive redevelopment Daydream Island resort now offers 277 refurbished modern rooms and suites with the choice of interconnecting rooms for families and special access rooms.

There is an expanded food and beverage offering across the island with three restaurants and three bars including an exciting new Asian Fusion restaurant which joins the buffet and modern Australian restaurants.

The island has a revitalised pool landscape allowing you to swim and enjoy unparallel views across the Whitsunday’s .The swimming hub is complemented by a poolside bar inclusive of a new burger concept.  

The Living Reef, also makes its return to the island in an even bigger and better capacity than before, with the free form coral lagoon wrapping 200m around the central building and holding over 1.5 million litres of water. Join the team of marine biologists and over 100 species of marine fish, rays, coral and invertebrates such as starfish, sea cucumbers and crabs.

Daydream Island Resort’s event space will cater to major events and conferences, yet still provide a personal touch. Special events from cocktail parties to gala dinners can be catered for across a large range of indoor and outdoor event locations, with weddings continuing to play a part in the story of Daydream Island Resort.

Breathe in the magic of the island



Delightful views to wake up

All 277 Rooms and suites have been refurbished with each one offering a delightful view across  the pool landscape and gardens or looking out to the impossibly blue waters of the Whitsundays. 



Daydreamer Club

Become a Daydreamer Club member today and receive exclusive club benefits.

An opportunity to keep Daydreaming

The range of dining options is diverse!

Inkstone Kitchen & Bar

Taste Australia. Inkstone brings inspired modern Australian dishes to Daydream, hosting a premium breakfast for Deluxe Room & Suite guests as well as lunch and dinner for all


Where the views – and possibilities – are endless. Boasting an Asian Fusion menu that highlights the best of Queensland produce, a private Teppanyaki Suite, and expansive views of the Whitsunday Islands


This modern buffet restaurant brings fresh local produce to you daily. Located just off the main lobby in the Atrium, Graze is open for breakfast and dinner.

Irresistible menus to celebrate life.

Where your great barrier reef dream becomes real

The Living Reef is back bigger and better


Living Reef

Immerse yourself in one of Australia’s most unique experiences as you make unforgettable connections with the amazing animals of the Living Reef. 


Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, teeming with impossibly vivid marine life and all manner of wondrous species that defy not only description, but the imagination. 


The islands

Daydream is one of 74 Island in the Whitsundays with Whitehaven Beach, bush walks and secret diving spots close by.

Daydream activities


Included Activities

On Daydream we can honestly say that some of the best things in life are free.


On Island Activities

Whether you want to ride the wind or dive into an adventure, Daydream has activities for everyone.


Off Island Activities

Nestled in the heart of the reef, Daydream’s just a short ferry trip to many of the Great Barrier Reef’s favourite experiences.